Timeline

1912 - July 14: Woodrow Wilson Guthrie born

1919 - Clara Guthrie dies of extensive burns

1920 - Oil found in Okemah

1927
- Charley Guthrie suffers burns, Woody stops living at home

1929 - September: Stock Market collapses

1930 - 1936 - Dust storms in the Midwest

1933 - Woody and Mary Jennings are married

1935 - Dust Storm hits Pampa
- "So Long, It's Been Good to Know Yuh"
- Gwendolyn Gail "Teeny" Guthrie born

1937 – Sue Guthrie born
- "If you Ain't Got the Do Re Mi"
- Woody begins working at KFVD with Lefty Lou
- "Reno Blues"
- Daughter Sue born

1938 - Woody tours migrant camps
- "I Ain't Got No Home"

1939 - Woody becomes increasingly interested and involved with the Communist Party
- "Pretty Boy Floyd"
- Non - Aggression pact between Hitler and Stalin
- Will Rogers Guthrie born

1940 - Woody travels to New York City
- "God Blessed America/This Land is Your Land"
- "Union Maid"
- Dust Bowl Ballads released
- FDR reelected

1941 - Grand Coulee Dam commission
- Germany invades the Soviet Union

- "The Sinking of the Reuben James"
- Woody asked to write his autobiography
- Almanac Singers formed
- Official separation of Woody and Mary
- Bombing of Pearl Harbor

1942
- "The Ladies' Auxiliary"

1943 - Bound for Glory Published
- Cathy Ann Guthrie born to Woody and Marjorie Mazia
- Woody joins the Merchant Marines

1944 - "Sally Don't You Grieve"

1945 - "Dying Doctor"
- People's Songs founded
- Woody and Marjorie marry

1947- Cathy Guthrie dies of extensive burns
- Arlo Davy Guthrie born

1948
- "Deportees"
- Joady Ben Guthrie born

1950 – Nora Lee Guthrie born

1953
- Woody and Anneke van Kirk Marshall marry

1954 - Lorina Lynn Guthrie born

1959 - Weekend get - togethers with Bob and Sidsel Gleason

1967
- October 3: Woody Guthrie dies